Tag Archives: Corsair

Corsair Announces Accelerator Series SSD Cache Drives

The trend toward SSD caching solutions continues with Corsair’s announcement of availability of its Accelerator series of solid-state cache drives. Corsair is advertising the Accelerator series as an easy and affordable way to boost your PC system performance by up to 5 times! The Accelerator series of cache SSDs  support Windows 7 operating systems with support for Windows 8 already …

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Examining The SSD Industry – Researching The Controller or Processor

If NAND flash is the fuel, than a controller is the engine. This article takes a look at controller and firmware, it’s importance, and the players that “Own the Controller”. The first debate is what’s more important, the controller itself, or the firmware that drives it? While a debatable issue, we can certainly agree that one does not work without the other. Further, significant Intellectual Property …

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BitMicro Announces TALINO-DE Controller With 5 TB SSDs On The Road Map

BitMicro Networks, well known for their industrial and military class SSD products, has announced the successful tape out of their new TALINO-DE SSD controller. Aimed squarely at the enterprise and government sectors, the TALINO-DE will enable SSD capacities of up to 5 TB. Other features include full data path protection, end-to-end data integrity, hardware AES encryption, embedded XOR engines for enhanced raid …

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Zalman F1 SSD Enters The Market – Japan Gets First Release

Zalman, widely known for their unique, high performance cooling solutions, has released their F1 SSD into the wild, although availability is limited to Japan for now. The drive will be based on a Sandforce SF-2281 processor and will boast read and write speeds of up to 560 MB/s and 530 MB/s respectively. Prices are set at 11,980 JPY ($154) for the …

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OCZ Releases SSD Firmware To Fix SandForce SF-2281 Blue Screen Of Death

OCZ has just released f/w 2.15 for all SF-2281 processors which will fix an issue that has become popularly known as the “SandForce Bug”. This release not only identifies and prevents BSOD issues caused by two specific conditions, but also, tackles stuttering issues observed by some as well as significantly improving TRIM and Secure Erase operations to prevent low level …

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